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Bear was recently adopted and will be going home soon with his family. The Catfe Lounge pairs cats from the Ferndale Cat Shelter with potential owners.

Photo gallery: Ferndale Catfe aims to pair felines with new owners

Cats curl on up the chairs, lounge in corners and patrol his shelves as they roam freely in Catfe Lounge in Ferndale. Founded in 2015, and believed to be the first of its kind in Michigan, the cafe functions as a cozy place for potential pet parents to adopt cats. Catfe is a part of the Ferndale Cat Shelter, a nonprofit cat rescue organization.

Williamston City Council welcomes newest member, to fill vacant position next week

While the Williamston City Council welcomed its newest member to its ranks — council member John Bisard — there is one spot still up for grabs. And for at least the next two weeks, it’ll stay that way: Vacant. As is procedure, the City Council met again Monday evening, as it’s wont to do every second and fourth Monday of the month. And as part of the agenda, the public servants interviewed the third and final applicant for the open spot, Paula Curtis. Curtis brings a Williamston-heavy resume, as she said she’s been in the town for the past 55 years.